12 October 2017

The First 1000 Most Critical Days Programme in Samfya District of Luapula Province continues to score success in reducing child stunting levels by way of various interventions being implemented in the district by the National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC).

One of those priority intervention areas under the programme is the training of beneficiaries in fish farming techniques and

21 September 2017

 Announcing The Inaugural Nutrition Media awards in Zambia- 2017

1.0 Introduction

The National Food and Nutrition Commission (NFNC) is a statutory body that was established in 1967 by an Act of Parliament, Chapter 308, No.41 under the Ministry of Health as an advisory body to the Government on matters concerning food and nutrition. The broad

21 July 2017

Sixty (60) year old retiree Mr. Chanda Chewe,decided to settle in his native town Chinsali District, Northern Zambia as a small scale farmer. He invested part of his terminal benefits into farming.
Mr. Chanda is one of the local villagers who has benefited from the First 1000 Most Critical Days Program (MCDP) under the SUN Fund, through a scheme called ‘Goat Pass on Scheme’, that is also

21 July 2017

The First 1000 Most Critical Days Program (MCDP) has turned around the life of Joyce Nsofwa, a 49 year old local fish farmer in Chinsali’s Lukonde village, located about 12 km from the main town. Lukonde village has over 25 fish ponds and 20 farmers were engaged into fish farming. 
The Ministry of Fisheries and Livestock through the First 1000 MCDP has empowered several local farmers




Welcome to NFNC Website

It’s our pleasure to welcome you to the National Food and Nutrition Commission’s Website. The National Food and Nutrition Commission, also referred to as the Commission, is a government parastatal set up in 1967 as an advisory body to the Zambian government on all matters relating to food and nutrition.
As a research and advisory body, we run various projects and programmes, some of which we implement directly or in partnership with other government ministries, international organizations, learning institutions, civil societies, NGOs, the private sector, faith-based organizations, community-based organizations, the media and many more who have nutrition at the centre of their heart, or can influence policies that support and nurture nutrition.

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